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Manager, Performance and Innovation

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Do what you love. Love what you do. At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work. About the Team It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun! About the Role Workday is looking for an experienced Manager, Performance and Innovation to lead a team responsible for developing the vision, strategy and objectives of the Global Procurement Office. This strategy will be mapped with best-in-class and translated into an achievable roadmap for people, process and technology. They will introduce disruptive ideas that help achieve desired business outcomes. Blending skills in analytics, planning and consulting, this role will serve as a trusted advisor to procurement leaders to inform strategic planning decisions. This will be a highly collaborative role, working across the entire organization and especially with the Project Management and Training & Development teams on plan execution. They will also be responsible for policy and procedure governance and will have a thorough understanding of the Source-to-Pay processes and dependencies. This role sits within the Global Procurement Office (GPO) and would report into the Senior Director, Procurement Center of Excellence. About You Basic Qualifications 5+ years of professional experience with growing levels of responsibility and proven track record of leading transformational change. 3+ years experience in people leadership. 2+ years of experience in management consulting or corporate strategy/strategy & business operations. Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business or equivalent degree required. Master's degree preferred. Other Qualifications Deep understanding of the Source-to-Pay process. Experience working in a Procurement organization strongly preferred. Experienced problem-solver able to both delve into the details and operational tactics and engage meaningfully on the big picture or overall strategy. Strong presence and interpersonal skills to interact and influence teams, executives, colleagues, and cross-functional teams. Ability to identify dependencies between complex processes/programs/projects and determine impact. Creative problem solver with a bias for action, understanding the value of structure while balancing the need for agility and innovation within that framework. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to distill complex thoughts into simple, actionable recommendations; strong presence in front of senior executives. Proactive, result oriented, with a can-do attitude in meeting critical deliverables. #LI-TS8 As a federal contractor, Workday is requiring all new hires to verify that they are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 within 72 hours of beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. Workday is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact accommodations@workday.com to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer. Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!

Keywords: Workday, Inc., Pleasanton , Manager, Performance and Innovation, Executive , Pleasanton, California

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